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Travel Blogs from Stafford
SATURDAY 2nd JUNE 2012 YORK Headed into the ancient city of York this morning and after a bit of a meander, found a parking space and joined the throngs of tourists who were visiting! Perhaps I should explain that unbeknown to us the local UK school holidays had been brought forward a few days because of the Jubilee and actually started yesterday, …
Monday 16th Sep
A gloriously sunny morning. James went to visit the old pumphouse on the hill at Windmill End, and got some photos of the boats departing from the Black Country Boating Festival.
As we reversed out of our mooring another boat went past the junction heading towards the tunnel. This boat has a lot of brass on the sides in artistic panels. We reversed to the junction and turned to follow them. They were very slow in ...
Friday 13th September
Leaving Hawne Basin, we found we were in a convoy of at least four boats, with a working pair at the front. Gosty Hill Tunnel hadn't improved, and the sunken boat was still under the bridge causing problems but we got past.
The festival arrangements were very casual. We were told to go and find somewhere to moor. As we had already tied up alongside another boat temporarily, we decided to make that ...
Pick up Sat Morning. Smooth handover. SC- Can you feel it? DC - No hardly tell it's there. First outing in the new Van at our first C&C site in Ashbourne. Lovely Site. Friendly helpful staff help us push it on the pitch. The Van is very comfy and warm.
50 miles from Cresswell Rd Mexbourgh to Site.
89 miles from Site to Home.
... reverse hard to get it off the trolley and move away.
The good news is that the awful noise has all but gone. YES!! We can now accelerate gradually without going suddenly from tickover to fast to avoid the dreadful screeching.
We met Peter and Maureen, BCF members, on Miss Heliotrope who were staying in the basin for two weeks. Maureen has a heart valve operation on Monday. We said we would pray for her.
We used the facilities and set off for the festival. ...